What are the components of Kubernetes worker and explain each component’s function?

What Makes Up a Kubernetes Cluster? - Linux.com


  • Resides in each worker nodes.
  • Registers the node to the master node.
  • Instantiate the Pods.

Container Runtime (Docker):

  • For managing and running the containers.


  • It is a nw proxy.
  • Implements nw rules on PODS.
  • Fecilitate the communication with in the cluster and outside the cluster.
  • All the networking related supports are done by this component.
  • Can say like a virtual n/w card for the nodes.
  • Responsible for assigning IP addresses and all.